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Dear colleagues, 

You are being invited to participate in a research study examining the creation and maintenance of institutional repositories (IR) in Canada. The purpose of this research is to identify how IR platforms, both proprietary and open source, are implemented and maintained at varying sizes of institutions. If you work with an institutional repository at a post-secondary institution, please consider participating in this survey; it will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. All participants' responses will remain anonymous. 

You will find a link to the survey here: Survey of Canadian Institutional RepositoriesThe survey is open until May 16, 2018.

This study has been approved by the Mount Saint Vincent University REB. If you have any questions about the survey please contact the principal investigator, Lindsey MacCallum, at [log in to unmask] or 902-457-6402. If you have any questions about ethical issues regarding this survey, contact the Chair of the University Research Ethics Board, c/o MSVU Research Office, at (902) 457-6350 or [log in to unmask] 

Thank you, 


Lindsey MacCallum
Archives and Scholarly Communications Librarian
Liaison Librarian to the Humanities
Mount Saint Vincent University Library
166 Bedford Highway, Halifax NS  B3M 2J6
Phone: (902) 457-6402
Email: [log in to unmask]